Entries in #school (7)

Wednesday
Nov292017

Schools

Most people in Europe will have had 14 years of Education with Interactive White Boards, Computers, the option of a warm meal for lunch, a Climbing Frame with a nearby Football Pitch... seems pretty common.

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Tuesday
Nov152016

Slide, swings, sand and sea: An Afternoon at Stella Maria

The community volunteers spent an afternoon with the children at a local centre located on the beach...

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Monday
Oct242016

Back In The Classroom 

We started teaching at one of the local primary schools a few weeks ago after their long summer holidays. It’s great to be back in the classroom, but it also seems the perfect time to reflect on a busy but productive summer teaching in slightly less traditional surroundings.

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Monday
Jul182016

Preparing For Exams The Madagascan Way 

Preparing 750 examination papers, 250 each for 3 different academic levels. In the UK, this would sound like a morning’s work. Even here, it sounds likes a surmountable challenge. And surmountable it was, but akin to climbing Mount Everest it was too. This is how it went:

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Tuesday
May172016

Sainte-Marie Orphanage

On arrival at the rather isolated out-of-town area of Hell-Ville that houses the Sainte-Marie orphanage, at first it is difficult to believe that this is really the correct location...

 

 

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